ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs

Robert Bonomi bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com
Sat Jun 18 02:18:53 CDT 2011


> Subject: Re: ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs
> From: Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com>
>
> MacDonald's would likely get title to .macdonalds under the new rules, 
> right?
>
> Well... Which MacDonald's?
>
>  1.	The fast food chain
>  2.	O.C. MacDonald's Plumbing Supply
>  3.	MacDonald and Sons Paving Systems
>  4.	MacDonald and Madison Supply Company
>  5.	etc.

Easy to resolve (excuse the pun) _that_ one.

The _senior_ claimant to that domain would be Clan MacDonald, of Scotland.

Who gets 'apple'?  Apple (the computer company), Apple (the record company)?
  How about the 'fruit of the month' club?

Now, if you want a _hard_ problem, who gets to register 'YellowPages' ?
<*EVIL* grin>







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